Summer 2024

Expand your legal knowledge this summer by studying law with courses offered online (accessible anywhere), and at our beautiful campus in Portland Oregon!

Quick Link: Summer 2024 Courses

Courses are open to law students, lawyers, and college graduates interested in law. Housing is available on-campus or in nearby neighborhoods.

SPECIAL NOTE: Summer classes may vary each week, so you MUST check WebAdvisor to see the EXACT dates on which class will be held. Visiting students may use WebAdvisor to check for specific class dates by clicking through and using the Prospective Students link on the login page. Then choose Search for Sections, and select Law - Summer 2024 as the Term and Law as the Subject.

SUMMER EXAMS: Read the Summer Exam page CAREFULLY! Summer School exam dates vary depending on the specific class. You are responsible for being aware of potential exam dates when you register for classes. The last potential exam date in Session I is July 1, 2024. The last potential exam date in Session II is August 5, 2024. Do not make travel plans without knowing when your last exam may be.

Summer Programs

Animal Law

This summer, dive into our robust course offerings and study with some of the best animal law professors around — from home! Lewis & Clark Law School has the only summer intensive animal law program.

Please direct inquiries to the Center for Animal Law Studies at

Please note: Prospective visiting students should apply for financial aid at their home institutions as soon as possible. Classes are open to visiting students and auditors. Classes may be taken for credit, audit, or audit with a certificate. Auditing students must first receive permission to register and enrollment depends on space availability.

For e-mail updates about Animal Law, contact

Environmental Law

Students from accredited law schools looking for law school credit, U.S. lawyers who would like to audit courses for CLE credit, international lawyers and graduates of baccalaureate institutions wishing to audit courses in their area of interest are all welcome to come and take our courses while enjoying our beautiful city and campus.

If you’d like more information about any of the Environmental Summer courses, contact Assistant Director Tess Jacobsen or 503-768-6882

Indian Law

We invite you to join us for a unique opportunity to study Federal Indian law this summer at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. This program offers exciting study, travel, and discovery opportunities combining substantive courses in Indian Law with several field studies in Indian Country. Two five-week sessions with evening classes, along with one, two-week intensive, allow participants to take several classes during all or part of the summer, or take advantage of the other summer school courses offered at Lewis & Clark Law School.

For specific questions about the Lewis & Clark Indian Law Summer Program, please e-mail


Summer 2024 tuition is $2,181.00 per credit hour. Auditors who are alumni, government or nonprofit employees, or who are not receiving a certificate receive tuition discounts. Check with the registrar for specific amounts.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available. Students should apply for aid as early as possible in the spring semester. Special rules apply to the distribution of summer school aid. Lewis & Clark students should contact Financial Aid, at 503-768-7090 or Visiting students should contact the financial aid office at their home school.

No financial aid is available for auditing students.


Visiting students and auditors must submit a $150 nonrefundable deposit with their registration.

Application Information

Lewis & Clark law students can register directly through WebAdvisor. Visiting students and auditors must submit a registration form, and a $150 non-refundable deposit to the Registrar’s office. Click here for information about our registration and application requirements.

Dates & Deadlines

Summer registration opens in February 2024. Lewis & Clark students may add and drop summer school classes online through May 28, 2024. After that date, all add and drop transactions must be done through the registrar’s office.

Please contact with any questions.